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Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD)
Los Angeles Community College District
Hourly Salary: $53.15
Date posted
Jan 30, 2024

Job Details

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Electrician. An Electrician performs skilled journey-level electrical work in the installation, maintenance, alteration, and repair of a variety of electrical systems and equipment related to light, heat, communications, and power at a college.


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Hourly Salary: $53.15

Health Benefits: District-paid medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for employee and dependents. A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee. A Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) with $1,500 contributed by LACCD annually. 

Paid Time Off: 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave per year, at least 16 paid holidays per year, and accrued vacation time from 10-24 days per year depending on the position.  Other paid time off options are also available.  

Retirement: Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) pension. Employees are also covered by Social Security. 


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Lays out, assembles, installs, tests, maintains, and repairs such electrical fixtures and apparatus as conduits, meters, panels, control boards, lights, fans, heaters, fire alarms, bell and buzzer systems, field lighting systems, clock systems, telephone systems, switch gear, and wall, floor, and ceiling receptacles.

Installs interior and exterior wiring for equipment and appliances; bends conduits, cuts, drills, and channels concrete floors and walls for conduits and related installations or repairs.

Installs wires and cables in conduits.

Installs data cable and security systems.

Installs, tests, maintains and replaces electronic controls for electrical and power apparatus.

Performs electrical work such as rewiring or replacement of lamps on lighting poles at athletic fields, parking lots, and other District facilities.

Performs maintenance on high voltage systems, rated up to 600 volts, when the systems are de-energized.

Reviews plans, blueprints, and specifications for electrical projects to understand scope of project, complete assigned work orders, and to recommend potential changes to supervisor.

Attends to trouble calls for emergency repairs to electrical systems and equipment.

Safely operates hand and power tools and equipment used in the electrical trade.

Maintains electrical hand and power tools and equipment to ensure their safe and efficient operation.

Maintains shop area and supplies in a safe, clean, and orderly condition.

May assist in planning and developing modifications to existing electrical systems.

May inspect facilities for maintenance and safety problems related to electrical systems and equipment.

May assist in the inspection of electrical work performed by outside contractors.

May assist in developing specifications, diagrams, and blueprints related to electrical work.

May assist in estimating job costs, preparing material lists and job records, and maintaining an inventory of supplies and tools for assigned area/projects.

May provide work direction to staff assigned to the electrical unit.

Performs related duties as assigned.


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Vacancies currently exists at Los Angeles Mission College (13356 Eldridge Ave, Sylmar, CA 91342) and Los Angles Trade Technical College (400 W Washington Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015). The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list. 

Our Colleges include: Los Angeles City College; East Los Angeles College; Los Angeles Harbor College; Los Angeles Mission College; Los Angeles Pierce College; Los Angeles Southwest College; Los Angeles Trade-Technical College; Los Angeles Valley College; West Los Angeles College 


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Education and Experience:

A. Successful completion of a two-year program in the electrical trade from a recognized college or university AND three years of full-time, paid experience in the electrical trade under the supervision of a journeyman or crafts supervisor. One year of the required experience must have been at the journey-level.


B. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND completion of a recognized apprentice training program of at least four years' duration in the electrical trade AND one year of recent, full-time, paid, journey-level experience in the electrical trade.


C. Graduation from high school or its equivalent AND five years of recent, full-time, paid experience in electrical work under the supervision of a journeyman or crafts supervisor. One year of the required experience must have been at the journey-level.


A valid Class "C" California driver's license may be required for some positions.

Travel to locations throughout the District may be required for some positions.

Physical Requirement:

Ability to lift and move items weighing up to 50 pounds.


Prior to employment, all successful candidates will be required to pass an asbestos medical examination in compliance with the General Industry Safety Orders, Section 5208, Title 8 of the California Administrative Codes.


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Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system /LACCD/sup/bulpreview.asp?R1=24&R2=3322&R3=001. Please see our job board for the filing deadline.

For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District refer to our Web Page at


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The selection process may consist of one or more exam parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview. 

Selection and promotion are based on a competitive examination process. Candidates who pass all exam parts are placed on an eligibility (hiring) list based on their overall exam score. In accordance with legal requirements, hiring departments may make job offers to candidates in the top three ranks of the eligibility list. 


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Our class specification generally describes the duties, responsibilities, and requirements characteristic of the position(s) within this job class. The duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a particular position within this class may vary from the duties of other positions within the class. 

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the Los Angeles Community College District provides reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with covered disabilities on a case-by-case basis throughout the application, examination, and hiring processes and throughout employment. If an individual is in doubt about their ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of a position or possession of any other requirement noted in a class specification or job announcement, they should always apply for a position and request reasonable accommodation at the appropriate time. 


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Personnel Commission: class_jobs@ 

Phone: (213) 891-2129 

Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00AM – 4:30PM 


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The Los Angeles Community College District is the largest community college district in the nation offering educational opportunities to students in more than 40 cities covering an area of 882 square miles serving approximately 9.8 million residents. The LACCD is composed of nine comprehensive colleges and a District Office, which together employ approximately 2,200 classified (non-teaching) employees in 315 job classifications. 



LACCD is the largest community college district in California and among the largest in the nation.

During the 2021–2022 Academic Year, LACCD distributed $205,454,319 in financial aid awards, not including student loans. This financial aid is critical to opening the doors of higher education to those who could not otherwise afford college. Research shows that an education at LACCD’s colleges is an important source of economic stability and upward mobility for some of the neediest residents of Los Angeles County. An LACCD graduate with an Associate degree is likely to earn 33 percent more than persons who only have a high school diploma.

The Los Angeles College Promise Program entered its sixth year of operations with the fall term of the 2022–2023 Academic Year. The student success program  provides two full years of free tuition, free laptop computers, priority registration and access to educational and financial aid counseling for first-time, full-time students who enroll in the program. Nearly 30,000 students enrolled and more than 4,250 students graduated with Associate degree since the program first began in 2017.

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